Jack Be Nimble - 1993
Essential Productions Ltd. - 93 min.
DVD UPC # 014381559828, 8432593000280
Cast: Alex Arquette, Sarah Smuts-Kennedy,Bruno Lawrence, Tony Barry, Elizabeth Hawthorne.
Writer: Garth Maxwell; Photography: Donald Duncan, Chris Neal, Grant Major; Original Music: Chris Neal; Special Effects: Kevin Chisnall; Editor: John Gilbert; Director: Garth Maxwell.
Two children are abandoned by their mentally ill mother. Doris goes to a good home, but she is psychic and the other children find her strange. Jack is adopted by an impossibly cruel farming family. Doris uses her powers to search for Jack, who has invented a machine with which he can hypnotise people and has induced his adoptive parents to commit suicide. Doris becomes pregnant to Terry, her boyfriend, who is also psychic. Doris and Jack go on a search for their natural parents - with tragic results.
Censor Rating: M -- Review Rating: B-
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